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St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Cathedral (Cleveland,Ohio)
1 St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Cathedral (Cleveland,Ohio)
Cleveland, Ohio St. Theodocius Cathedral circa 1950's Hard cover Very Good condition 
Very nice clean booklet bound in hard cover, which makes it a lovely gift for someone interested in the church. Both text and color photographs highlight the interior and exterior as well as the church's many icons. Each spread in the book shows a photo in full page, full color format with text across from it. The booklet measures 5-3/4" x 8-3/4" with 42 counted pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tourist Map of Greece (Very Large, 1952)
2 Tourist Map of Greece (Very Large, 1952)
Athens, Greece National Tourist Office of Greece 1952 Folds Very good condition 
The thing I like about folded maps is that moment when it unfolds in all its glory -- especially if the colors are strong and the size is huge. This one is THAT one -- yellow and blue domination and a whopping 28" across and 34" tall. When folded it measures 4-1/2" x 9-1/2". A former owner wrote his name on the top in pencil, but I never like to erase that sort of thing, but you can if you want. There's also a travel stamp that makes it look official. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Rosetta Stone, Andrews, Carol
3 Andrews, Carol The Rosetta Stone
Great Britain British Museum Press 1998 0714109312 / 9780714109312 Later printing Card cover Very good condition 
Crisp and clean as new with just a small shadow of a previous price sticker to upper front corner of the cover. The booklet is quite lovely with many pictures and no names or writing. Contents include these topics: Hieroglyphs before decipherment, the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, How the stone Came to England, description of the Stone, the early decipherers of the Rosetta Stone, the method of decipherment, the contents of the Rosetta Stone, the Greek section of the Rosetta Stone, the ancient Egyptian language, and Hieroglyphic alphabet. Booklet measures 7-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 31 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Homer and The Travellers, Huxley, George
4 Huxley, George Homer and The Travellers
Athens, Greece Self-published 1988 Card cover 
Pristine inside and out. Booklet bills itself as "a lecture on some antiquarian and topographical books in the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Huxley, at the time of writing, was director of the Library. Booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" and has 38 pages with maps at back. I have three other booklets by Huxley -- Monemvasia and the Slavs and East Rome, Why Did the Byzantine Empire Not Fall to the Arabs? and The Evangelization of Russia. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Why Did the Byzantine Empire Not Fall to the Arabs? 1994, Huxley, George
5 Huxley, George Why Did the Byzantine Empire Not Fall to the Arabs? 1994
Athens, Greece American School of classical Studies at Athens 1994 Reprint from 1986 Card cover Very good condition 
I bought this booklet and three others from a young woman who studied in Greece. Tthis one is the largest at 8-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 14 dense pages. The text is from a lecture by George Huxley who was the Director of the Gennadius Library in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. It's very clean and nice with just three tiny, light freckles of foxing to the front cover, otherwise it's pristine. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Greek Island Embroideries 1980, Macmillan, Susan L.
6 Macmillan, Susan L. Greek Island Embroideries 1980
Boston, Mass. Museum of Fine Arts Boston 1980 soft cover Very Good 
Beautiful catalog which extols the virtues of the fabric arts of the Greek Islands. It measures 8"x9-1/2" and appears unread though former owner's name is written very small at the top of the first page. Pages are not numbered, but the plates are (both blacl and white and color) and these number 42. Embroideries in the exhibition derive from Epirus and the Ionian Islands, the Northern islands, the Cyclades, and some unknown islands. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Morley, Christopher "It's A Kind of Memorabilia" A Letter About the Trojan Horse (Christopher Morley 1937)
U.S.A. Privately printed 1937 Card cover Very good condition 
This is one of those items collectors seek to augment a collection of a favorite author's books. Christopher Morley, best known for Parnassus on Wheels and The Haunted Bookshop, penned this letter to F.P. Frazier of J.B. Lippincott about another book he wrote -- "The Trojan Horse". The booklet is a contemplation on the process of writing and the thoughts that drove the book forward. Morley unabashedly loved writing and admitted in these 16 pages that writimg the letter was fun. The booklet is very clean and nice and measures 5"x7-1/2". 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Four Booklets; The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (1959-1963), No authors atated
8 No authors atated Four Booklets; The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (1959-1963)
New Jersey Princeton University 1959-1963 soft cover Near fine condition 
Four very nice, clean, tightly bound booklets, each on a different topic relating to classical Greek studies. The titles are: The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens, second printing 1962; Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora, 1959; Lamps From the Athenian Agora, 1963; and Amphoras and the Ancient Wine Trade, 1961. All are illustrated with black and white photographs and measure 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Collectively they have 129 counted pages. (CC) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Greek Islands Cookbook (1984), Petousis, Ann
9 Petousis, Ann Greek Islands Cookbook (1984)
U.S.A. Self-published 1984 Card cover Very Good condition 
Very handsome cookbook illustrated charmingly by the author who begins her book with a brief close-up of each island. After that comes the recipes -- YES, there's baklava!-- but also stuffed grape leaves, spinach pies, Greek meatballs, mousaka, lamb stew with fillo (phyllo), Easter bread, St. Basil's bread and many more. Book measures 6" x 8-1/2" and has 203 pages. Binding is with a plastic comb which has no breaks. The only fault is a faint stain to the outer edge of the front cover near the corner and the same on the next page. Overall quite nice. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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